appoint, name, nominate, constitute(verb)
create and charge with a task or function
"nominate a committee"
found, form, put up, list, identify, represent, be, bring up, mention, name, describe, advert, plant, put forward, comprise, establish, key out, propose, institute, diagnose, call, charge, discover, make up, distinguish, cite, refer, nominate, key, make, constitute
assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
"He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
saddle, institutionalize, buck, shoot down, commove, turn on, shoot, institutionalise, agitate, rouse, name, consign, accuse, point, burden, file, bill, tear, level, charge, load, bear down, commit, blame, charge up, nominate, excite, lodge, send, constitute
"a beautifully appointed house"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Allot, originally to assign by lot, applies to the giving of a definite thing to a certain person. A portion or extent of time is allotted; as, I expect to live out my allotted time. A definite period is appointed; as, the audience assembled at the appointed hour. Allot may also refer to space; as, to allot a plot of ground for a cemetery; but we now oftener use select, set apart, or assign. Allot is not now used of persons. Appoint may be used of time, space, or person; as, the appointed day; the appointed place; an officer was appointed to this station. Destine may also refer to time, place, or person, but it always has reference to what is considerably in the future; a man appoints to meet his friend in five minutes; he destines his son to follow his own profession. Assign is rarely used of time, but rather of places, persons, or things. We assign a work to be done and assign a man to do it, who, if he fails, must assign a reason for not doing it. That which is allotted, appointed, or assigned is more or less arbitrary; that which is awarded is the due requital of something the receiver has done, and he has right and claim to it; as, the medal was awarded for valor. Compare APPORTION.
Allot to a company for a purpose.
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He has an important responsibility under the Constitution -- not just to defend the president but to conduct a trial in a dignified and open and fair fashion, so when hes willing to do that, then obviously we will appoint managers and send that information, the articles, over.
Davutoglu is expected to appoint AKP sympathizers from outside the parliament to these posts, which is likely to increase tensions within the legislature. The AKP, as a result, will dominate the provisional government.
I've got to explain that I made the decision to appoint Director Mueller based upon his reputation. He had an excellent reputation.Really bipartisan support for his integrity.
If I resign any time this year, he could not successfully appoint anyone I would like to see in the court, [The Senate Democrats] took off the filibuster for lower federal court appointments, but it remains for this court. So anybody who thinks that if I step down, Obama could appoint someone like me, they're misguided.
My husband's greatest legacy was placing service to AZ USA ahead of his own self-interest. I respect @dougducey's decision to appoint @RepMcSally to fill the remainder of his term. Arizonans will be pulling for her, hoping that she will follow his example of selfless leadership.
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- предписвам, оборудвам, определям, назначавам, установявам, предназначавамBulgarian
- ausstatten, ausrüsten, festsetzen, benennen, ernennen, festlegen, bestimmen, berufenGerman
- fijar, equipar, designar, determinar, nombrarSpanish
- désigner, nommer, poser, déterminer, attribuer, fixer, choisirFrench
- scisco, addīcōLatin
- benoemen, beschikken, bepalen, vaststellenDutch
- utnämna, utseSwedish
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